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Winter events at Smugglers' Notch

Winter 2017-2018 Calendar of Events

Fun for you and your family on and off the snow!

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See you on the slopes during the 2017-2018 season!
December Events      January Events      February Events      March Events      April Events

Friday, November 17
The Vermont Handcrafters' Holiday Fine Craft and Art Show — This showcase of fine art and crafts is a seasonal tradition in our area! At the Sheraton Conference Center on Route 2/Main Street in Burlington. 10:00 am - 8:00 pm.

Saturday, November 18
The Vermont Handcrafters' Holiday Fine Craft and Art Show — This showcase of fine art and crafts is a seasonal tradition in our area! At the Sheraton Conference Center on Route 2/Main Street in Burlington. 10:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Cambridge Area Rotary Ski, Ride & Winter Sports Sale — This Cambridge Area Rotary(CAR) FUNDraiser, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, is for the Winter Wellness Days at Smuggs and the Community Skating Rink. Over the past 9 years, CAR has worked with Backcountry Magazine, and their annual Barn Bash to raise funds for Winter Wellness Days at Smugglers' Notch for all Cambridge Elementary Sschool 4th – 6th graders. Two years ago we expanded this program to a full week of instruction and skiing due to the success of these two events. These fun-filled days include a snow sport lesson, lift ticket, and equipment rentals - at no cost to the students! Come on down even if you are not a big snow sport participant or looking to upgrade your hardware, for there will be loads of soft goods on hand too! There will be a full inventory of reasonably priced gloves, mittens, winter coats, pants, and more to choose from! Drop off items at Cambridge Elementary on Friday, November 17, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

Sunday, November 19
The Vermont Handcrafters' Holiday Fine Craft and Art Show — This showcase of fine art and crafts is a seasonal tradition in our area! At the Sheraton Conference Center on Route 2/Main Street in Burlington. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Cambridge Area Rotary Ski, Ride & Winter Sports Sale — This Cambridge Area Rotary(CAR) FUNDraiser, 8:00 am – 12:00 noon, is for the Winter Wellness Days at Smuggs and the Community Skating Rink. Over the past 9 years, CAR has worked with Backcountry Magazine, and their annual Barn Bash to raise funds for Winter Wellness Days at Smugglers' Notch for all Cambridge Elementary School 4th – 6th graders. Two years ago we expanded this program to a full week of instruction and skiing due to the success of these two events. These fun-filled days include a snow sport lesson, lift ticket, and equipment rentals - at no cost to the students! Come on down even if you are not a big snow sport participant or looking to upgrade your hardware, for there will be loads of soft goods on hand too! There will be a full inventory of reasonably priced gloves, mittens, winter coats, pants, and more to choose from! Drop off items at Cambridge Elementary on Friday, November 17, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

November 22-26
Thanksgiving Family Celebration Daily Activity & Entertainment Schedule

Friday, November 24
Opening Day! Come on out and help us to kick off the 2017-2018 Winter Season!

Wednesday, November 29
Never Summer Snowboards Demo Tour - Hosted by No School Snowboard Shop, Never Summer Snowboards will be at the Madonna/Sterling Base Lodge at Smugglers' Notch Resort! Stop by and check out their complete 2018 line of snowboards from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. Don't miss this opportunity to try No School's best selling line of snowboards! Never Summer boards are hand made in the USA in Denver, Colorado!

Wednesday, November 30
Never Summer Snowboards Demo Tour - Hosted by No School Snowboard Shop, Never Summer Snowboards will be at the Madonna/Sterling Base Lodge at Smugglers' Notch Resort! Stop by and check out their complete 2018 line of snowboards from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. Don't miss this opportunity to try No School's best selling line of snowboards! Never Summer boards are hand made in the USA in Denver, Colorado!
December Events
Saturday, December 2
The Flying Pirate Circus Book Release Party Join us at the Varnum Library in Jeffersonville, VT for a reading of the The Flying Pirate Circus! This is Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate's first book, illustrated by Jeffersonville native Natalie Reed. There will also be a musical performance and book signing. Wear your favorite pirate or circus performer costumer (or both!). Books and CDs will be available for sale.

Friday, December 8
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Bud Light. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older

December 8 - December 25, 2017
Holiday Celebration Activity & Entertainment Schedule

Saturday, December 9
23rd Annual BrewFest, Part 1 - You're in the right place — Vermont has the highest number of breweries per capita. Our BrewFest highlights some of our state's excellent breweries plus regional favorites and craft ciders. Enjoy samples from Sam Adams, Truly Spiked and Sparkling, Angry Orchard Cider, Blue Point, Goose Island, Shock Top, Citizens Cider, as well as Sierra Nevada, and Stella Artois breweries. If your tastes run closer to home, don't miss samples from Vermont's own Switchback, Traveler, Woodchuck Cider, Magic Hat, Shed, Otter Creek, Long Trail, Harpoon, Zero Gravity, and Von Trapp. More breweries are being added; stay tuned!

A DJ spins the tunes and the Mountain Grille puts on a tasty appetizer buffet. 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm in the Meeting House. Tickets are available at the door; $20 entry includes 8 samples, munchies, and a souvenir sampling glass. 21 & older, please. BrewFest group lodging packages are available for groups of 20 or more; please call 800-521-0536.

Plan a return visit for Spring skiing — BrewFest Part 2 is March 31, 2018

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope action! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Bud Light. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Goodtime Charlie hosts with trivia, bar games, prizes, and music. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older

Sunday, December 10
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Bud Light. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older

Friday, December 15
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Prohibition. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older

Saturday, December 16
Vermont Ice Wine & Cocktail Open House at Boyden Winery - Visit the Boyden Valley Winery for their annual open house from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm to sample complimentary tastings of their Vermont ice wines and crème liqueurs. Enjoy a discount on Vermont Ice, Vermont Ice Red, and Vermont Ice Cider. Optional specials: Cocktail tastings (take home the recipe) and warm Glogg by the glass. Specials and gift boxes are perfect for holiday shopping! The winery is located at the intersection of Routes 15 and 104 in Cambridge. Visit boydenvalley.com for more information.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope action! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Prohibition. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Goodtime Charlie hosts with trivia, bar games, prizes, and music. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older

Sunday, December 17
Vermont Ice Wine & Cocktail Open House at Boyden Winery - Visit the Boyden Valley Winery for their annual open house from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm to sample complimentary tastings of their Vermont ice wines and crème liqueurs. Enjoy a discount on Vermont Ice, Vermont Ice Red, and Vermont Ice Cider. Optional specials: Cocktail tastings (take home the recipe) and warm Glogg by the glass. Specials and gift boxes are perfect for holiday shopping! The winery is located at the intersection of Routes 15 and 104 in Cambridge. Visit boydenvalley.com for more information.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Prohibition. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older

Friday, December 22
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Shock Top. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older

Saturday, December 23
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope action! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Shock Top. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Goodtime Charlie hosts with trivia, bar games, prizes, and music. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older

Sunday, December 24
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Shock Top. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older

Friday, December 29
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Switchback. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older

Saturday, December 30
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope action! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Switchback. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Goodtime Charlie hosts with trivia, bar games, prizes, and music. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older

Sunday, December 31
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Switchback. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older
January Events
Wednesday, January 3
High School Slalom - All the North Country high schools will be in attendance. Lamoille High School hosts this event on the Sterling Mountain Practice Slope at Smuggs - their home mountain.

Friday, January 5
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Angry Orchard. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older

Saturday, January 6
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope action! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Angry Orchard. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Goodtime Charlie hosts with trivia, bar games, prizes, and music. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Sunday, January 7
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Angry Orchard. Beginning at 2:00 pm Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Friday, January 12
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Stella Artois. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Saturday, January 13
FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope action! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Stella Artois. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Goodtime Charlie hosts with trivia, bar games, prizes, and music. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Sunday, January 14
FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Stella Artois. Beginning at 2:00 pm Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Friday, January 19
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Coors Light. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Saturday, January 20
FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope action! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Coors Light. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Goodtime Charlie hosts with trivia, bar games, prizes, and music. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Sunday, January 21
Smugglers' Notch Ski & Snowboard Club - SNSC is hosting a U10 Giant Slalom. Come see the future of Vermont racing at its best. Athletes 7 to 9 years old battle it out on the Sterling Mountain Practice Slope. These young athletes in this USASA event are from all the Northern Vermont Councils of the VT Alpine Racing Association.

FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Coors Light. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Friday, January 26
Ski & Ride with The Point - Vermont's independent radio network The Point offers a special discount on skiing and riding with a coupon and Point button. Continue the fun at the après ski party in the Black Bear!

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Harpoon. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Saturday, January 27
FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Saint Michael’s College Winter Carnival - The top NCAA alpine ski racers in the East will be at Smugglers' racing giant slalom on Jan 26th and slalom on Jan 27th beginning at 9:30 am on the Practice Slope. These college athletes are some of the best in the country, and you may see some of these names on the World Cup circuit and the US Ski Team. Colleges competing are Saint Michael's College, whose home mountain is Smugglers' Notch, and the University of Vermont, with one of the top Slalom skiers in the East, Taylor Wunsch, who is also a Smugglers' Notch Ski Club alumni. Other colleges competing are: Middlebury College, the University of New Hampshire, Boston College, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Bates College, St. Lawrence University, Plymouth State University, Colby-Sawyer College, Colby College, and Williams College.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope action! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Harpoon. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Goodtime Charlie hosts with trivia, bar games, prizes, and music. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Sunday, January 28
FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Harpoon. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.
February Events
Friday, February 2
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring 14th Star. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Saturday, February 3
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope action! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring 14th Star. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Goodtime Charlie hosts with trivia, bar games, prizes, and music. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Sunday, February 4
FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring 14th Star. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Super Sunday - Come watch Super Bowl LII, live from the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN, at our Big Game Football Party! Settle in to your seats in front of a gigantic television screen and enjoy a half-time Super Sunday Snack Buffet with all your favorite munchies! Doors open at 6:00 pm in the lower level of the Meeting House. Game time 6:30 pm.

Friday, February 9
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Sam Adams. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Saturday, February 10
FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

USASA Boarder/Skier Cross - The Northern Vermont Tour of USASA is hosting a BX/SX at Smuggs. This is an exciting head to head race with high banked turns and jumps. Come check out the action on the Sterling Mountain Practice Slope. For more information go to usasa.org

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope action! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Sam Adams. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Goodtime Charlie hosts with trivia, bar games, prizes, and music. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Sunday, February 11
FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Sam Adams. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Friday, February 16
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Magic Hat. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Saturday, February 17
FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope action! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Magic Hat. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Goodtime Charlie hosts with trivia, bar games, prizes, and music. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Sunday, February 18
FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Magic Hat. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Tuesday, February 20
Vermont Specialty Food Tasting - Mosey through the Village Courtyard and sample delicious food products made with ingredients from our Green Mountain State. Enjoy Cabot Cheese, maple products, and much more from 10:30 am - 2:30 pm.

Friday, February 23
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Fiddlehead. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Saturday, February 24
FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope action! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Fiddlehead. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Goodtime Charlie hosts with trivia, bar games, prizes, and music. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Sunday, February 25
FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Fiddlehead. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.
March Events
Friday, March 2
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Goose Island. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Saturday, March 3
Extreme Skiing Challenge - The Smugglers' Notch Ski and Snowboard Club hosts this fun event — an opportunity for junior and adult freeskiers to show their stuff on some of the most difficult terrain Smugglers' Notch has to offer! The course is planned for Sterling Mountain - Full Nelson to Practice Slope.

The Extreme Skiing Challenge is IFSA (18 yrs & under) and FWQ2* (19 yrs & older) sanctioned allowing Eastern skiers to garner ranking and seeding points in these competitive series. In addition, the Extreme Skiing Challenge is the 4th stop on the Ski The East Freeride Tour. $45 entry fee (includes t-shirt) and $39 lift ticket available. The field will be capped at 120 competitors.

Not participating? Why not come out to watch the action, 8:30 am - 11:30 am? As the competitors run the course, from Full Nelson to the Practice Slope, spectators can view from a roped off area.

FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope action! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Goose Island. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Goodtime Charlie hosts with trivia, bar games, prizes, and music. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Sunday, March 4
Extreme Skiing Challenge - The Smugglers' Notch Ski and Snowboard Club hosts this fun event — an opportunity for junior and adult freeskiers to show their stuff on some of the most difficult terrain Smugglers' Notch has to offer! The course is planned for the Madonna headwall, an ungroomed steep with a double fall line descent filled with cliffs, bumps, trees, chutes, and stumps. Competitors will be judged on line, control, fluidity, technique, and style.

The Extreme Skiing Challenge is IFSA (18 yrs & under) and FWQ2* (19 yrs & older) sanctioned allowing Eastern skiers to garner ranking and seeding points in these competitive series. In addition, the Extreme Skiing Challenge is the 4th stop on the Ski The East Freeride Tour. $45 entry fee (includes t-shirt) and $39 lift ticket available. The field will be capped at 120 competitors.

If taking on the headwall isn't your thing, why not come out to watch the action? As the competitors run the course on the headwall from just below Catwalk to just above Madonna midstation, the best seats in the house for watching the excitement will be on the Madonna summit lift. Spectators also can view from a roped off area at the Red Fox Glades near the finish area at the base of the Madonna headwall, easily accessed from midstation.

FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Goose Island. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Friday, March 9
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Jacks Abby. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Saturday, March 10
FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope action! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Jacks Abby. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Goodtime Charlie hosts with trivia, bar games, prizes, and music. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Sunday, March 11
Molly Fund Benefit Rail Jam - This special rail jam benefits the Molly Rowlee Fund, which supports families with children undergoing treatment for cancer. This is the fifth year at Smuggs for this event, and it promises to again be awesome - come out and have some fun and support this great cause! The good times include music, giveaways, and a raffle. Registration starts at 9:00 am at the Yurt in the parking lot 1, the Jam starts in the Zone Terrain Park at 11:00 am!

FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Jacks Abby. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Friday, March 16
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Sierra Nevada. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Saturday, March 17
FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope action! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Sierra Nevada. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Goodtime Charlie hosts with trivia, bar games, prizes, and music. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Sunday, March 18
FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Sierra Nevada. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Friday, March 23
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Otter Creek. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Saturday, March 24
FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope action! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Otter Creek. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Goodtime Charlie hosts with trivia, bar games, prizes, and music. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Sunday, March 25
FREE Family Fun Race - Who's the fastest in your family? Find out on our timed race course sponsored by HearthStone Stoves! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Lower Madonna Liftline.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Otter Creek. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Friday, March 30
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Pabst Blue Ribbon. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Saturday, March 31
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope action! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Pabst Blue Ribbon. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Goodtime Charlie hosts with trivia, bar games, prizes, and music. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

23rd Annual BrewFest Part 2 - Sample the finest in craft beers and regional favorites, plus ciders! A DJ spins the tunes and the Resort's Mountain Grille puts on a tasty appetizer buffet, plus munchies and prizes. From 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm in the Meeting House. Tickets are available at the door. $20 entry includes 8 samples and a souvenir sampling glass. 21 & older, please. BrewFest group lodging packages are available for groups of 20 or more; please call 800-521-0536.
April Events
Sunday, April 1
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Pabst Blue Ribbon. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Friday, April 6
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Bud Light. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Saturday, April 7
8th Annual Pond Skimming — Elvis, a gorilla, guys in bikinis — you’ll see it all in the Zone Terrain Park during pond skimming! Registration for this free event starts at 10:00 am in the Base Lodge and the first skimmer launches toward the pond at 12:00 noon. Prizes awarded for best costume. A “don’t miss” for spectators!

Chillin' & Grillin' Annual Tailgate Party — Blue skies, long sunny afternoons … ahhhh, Spring! Chillin’ & Grillin’ brings together our mountain community in a celebratory summit of the parking lot parties that go on all season long in Parking Lot 1. Awards of cash and prizes to winners of the following categories: best overall tailgate presentation with 4F technology (food, flair, festive, fun); best original recipe; and best Smuggs-themed tailgate.

Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope action! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Bud Light. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Goodtime Charlie hosts with trivia, bar games, prizes, and music. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

Sunday, April 8
Black Bear Tavern Après Sport Party - The location for Upper Mountain off-slope fun! Check out the expanded draft line-up featuring Bud Light. Beginning at 2:00 pm, Jammin' Sam plays guitar and sings. It's a great place to meet other riders and skiers and some of the locals. Ages 21 & older.

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